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Harley is a light golden retriever sitting with his tongue out in front of an outdoor swimming pool.

‘Bark Atah’: JCC to Host Blessing of Dogs, Pool Party

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Harley, a 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, is a Jewish dog, at least according to his owner Amy Foster, the chief program officer of the...

National News

White House Summit Tackles Right-wing Extremism With Security, Hugs — and Christian Forgiveness

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At the White House’s “United We Stand” summit against extremism, there was almost as much talk of hugs as there was of hate. 

Orthodox Jewish Groups Join an Evangelical Christian Mailman’s Supreme Court Case

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Orthodox Jewish groups are filing friend of the court briefs on behalf of an evangelical Christian postal worker.

Jewish Communities in Southwest Florida Scramble for Safety After Hurricane Ian

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On Monday, after finishing Rosh Hashanah services, the congregants of Bat Yam Temple of the Islands headed to the beach.

Arts

In 1992, Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon Starred in ‘School Ties’ Movie About Antisemitism

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After a long career pause brought on by an assault-induced depression and injuries.
A jar lid of jam with a pumpkin on it reads, "SHANAH TOVAH. Tunisian Pumpkin Jam. Refrigerate after opening.

Synagogue Hopes For Jam-packed Sweet New Year

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This year, Beth David Reform Congregation wanted to ring in the new year a little differently than with just apples and honey. Last week, members...

Historians React to Ken Burns’ Holocaust Documentary

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If there’s one thing that Ken Burns’, Sarah Botstein's and Lynn Novick's new docuseries “The U.S. and The Holocaust” makes clear, it’s that Franklin...

Israel Kills 4, Wounds at Least 44 in Military Raid in Jenin, Prompting Fatah...

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 Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded at least 44 Wednesday./

More Than 75,000 Immigrants Later, Aliyah Organization Is About a Lot More Than Charter...

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Erica Weintraub, 18, long had dreamed of immigrating to Israel.
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Yair Lapid Tells US Jewish Leaders He Loves Them, Drawing a Contrast With Netanyahu

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 Yair Lapid called the people around the table “family” and “brothers and sisters.”